• Increase public awareness and understanding of the problems that children and adults with a learning disability face and at the same time to help and advise their parents and carers.

  • Support and provide services for local people with disabilities.  In doing this Mencap can give carers a break and open new windows of opportunity for anyone with a disability.

  • Diversify; to provide employment opportunities, training for employment and experience of employment for learning disabled.

  • Be inclusive of people with a learning disability, their families and carers in our decisions and actions of other organisations when we can work together.

  • Fight for equal rights and opportunities

  • Overall to improve the conditions of life for people with a learning disability

Our aims are to: